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Top Ten Lists for 2004

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Most Frequently Reported Birds

Rank   Species Checklists
1 Mourning Dove 23,314  
2 Northern Cardinal 22,926  
3 Dark-eyed Junco 20,915  
4 Blue Jay 18,044  
5 American Goldfinch 17,438  
6 Downy Woodpecker 17,314  
7 House Finch 17,120  
8 House Sparrow 14,889  
9 Tufted Titmouse 14,474  
10 American Crow 14,366  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 Canada Goose 609,629  
2 European Starling 249,021  
3 American Goldfinch 211,806  
4 Red-winged Blackbird 187,835  
5 House Sparrow 170,444  
6 Dark-eyed Junco 161,555  
7 Mourning Dove 158,659  
8 American Crow 153,869  
9 Common Grackle 132,604  
10 American Robin 130,767  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 California 2,641  
2 New York 2,550  
3 North Carolina 2,438  
4 Pennsylvania 2,267  
5 Ohio 2,168  
6 Mississippi 1,992  
7 Georgia 1,975  
8 Virginia 1,712  
9 Florida 1,626  
10 Michigan 1,537  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 308  
2 California 281  
3 Florida 239  
4 Georgia 199  
5 Arizona 195  
6 Washington 184  
7 Louisiana 181  
8 New Mexico 180  
9 North Carolina 171  
10 Virginia 165  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 California 277,205  
2 Nebraska 265,434  
3 New York 225,723  
4 Florida 207,917  
5 Texas 206,727  
6 Virginia 203,079  
7 Kansas 200,130  
8 Pennsylvania 175,483  
9 North Carolina 161,121  
10 Georgia 147,765  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Charlotte, North Carolina 492  
2 Gautier, Mississippi 385  
3 Ashland, Mississippi 370  
4 Cincinnati, Ohio 288  
5 Atlanta, Georgia 233  
6 Albuquerque, New Mexico 222  
7 Virginia Beach, Virginia 220  
8 Gulfport, Mississippi 211  
9 Lincoln, Nebraska 158  
10 Calgary, Alberta 145  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Santa Cruz, California 169  
2 Los Osos, California 151  
3 Orlando, Florida 137  
4 Rockport, Texas 130  
5 Kelseyville, California 127  
5 Tallahassee, Florida 127  
7 Jacksonville, Florida 124  
8 Shreveport, Louisiana 116  
9 Houston, Texas 114  
10 Mims, Florida 111  
10 Virginia Beach, Virginia 111  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Hutchinson, Kansas 155,554  
2 Mitchell, Nebraska 138,434  
3 Scottsbluff, Nebraska 75,322  
4 Virginia Beach, Virginia 69,142  
5 Mahopac, New York 58,636  
6 Terrell, Texas 31,241  
7 Albuquerque, New Mexico 27,709  
8 Charlotte, North Carolina 25,576  
9 Willard, Utah 24,321  
10 Gallion, Alabama 24,250  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET